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All Dressed Up & No Place to Go

Posted on 24 September 2009

Roundtop Antiques Week Packing List:

  1. Travel Jacket with all of the Pockets - check
  2. Sun Hat, Sunscreen, & 'Love Your Lips' - check
  3. Over the Shoulder Duffel Bag - check
  4. Comfortable Walking Shoes - check
  5. Precautionary Rain Gear - check
  6. Camera, full Battery - check
  7. Textile Magnifier - check
  8. Sketchbook - check
  9. Cash - check
  10. Rolling Cart - check
  11. Confirm date on my Calendar -  ahh no
Yep, we showed up in Warrington like eager beavers, but the vendors were still setting up their tents!  Not late to the party this time; just a few days early.
... oh, well - there's always ROYER's Rountop Cafe!
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fyi: on the outside chance that someone out there hasn't heard about Royer's Roundtop Cafe, let me bring you up to speed:

  • simply the best 'country bistro' in Texas (pop. 84)
  • home of Bud the Pie Man and his killer pies
  • voted 'one of the places you must visit before you die'
  • featured on: Food Network  and the Texas Country Reporter,
  • featured in: Bon Appetite, Washington Post, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Austin American Statesman, Texas Monthly
  • worth the trip just to see Bud hold court and listen to his 'Budisms'
  • wonderful family business with wonderful & creative people
  • my favorite place to eat
Today we had the cafe's BLT.  To call it a "BLT" is a disservice to this sandwich.  Grilled shrimp, thick bacon, some great sweet & spicy sauce, red onions, and lettuce on a long bread roll.  2DIE4 For desert we had hunks of pecan pie, buttermilk pie, and apple pie with crumbly granola topping - all  a la mode of course, (btw, it is more expensive without the ice cream) l Also want to mention a really cute tent we saw called "Sweet Peas".  She is out of Athens, Texas and carries all the best to feather your nest.

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  • Cheryl: May 16, 2016

    Cindy, we are going to try to make another run on Tuesday. Save me some good stuff!

  • Cindy: May 16, 2016

    We went last year on Thursday afternoon, fought rain and shopped around a little BUT we were there bright & early for Friday and we got 2 eat at Royer’s 2 nights in a row! LITS (Life is too short) to not indulge!
    Am heading out at the b*tt crack of dawn in the a.m. and hoping to find some treasures. I’ll be sure & leave something for y’all if you’re going back. Like I could haul all of that stuff home in a Tahoe.

  • Cheryl: May 16, 2016

    Cindy, we are going on Tuesday or Wednesday again. I want to do Marburger too and the big barn. Have fun and I hope you bring home little treasures! I can’t wait!

  • Cindy: May 16, 2016

    Am going to try to go Wednesday or Thursday to hit up Marburger & Round Top. I think there will enough stuff for everyone! I love the treasures that I find there.
    Y’all have fun -

  • Cheryl: May 16, 2016

    Always young at heart, no matter what the age!

  • LuAnn Conway: May 16, 2016

    Your fashions inspire to enjoy life ! Though a little surprised about your faith; I should have known anything as creative and wonderful as your selection had to come from His inspiration! Thank you for helping me feel young again.
    Sincerely, LuAnn

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